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Media - 01.11.2018
Junk news dominating coverage of US midterms on social media
Twenty-five per cent of content shared around US midterms is junk news, despite efforts by social media platforms to curb the problem. Social media is now a vital platform for news consumption in the United States, particularly during important moments in political life such as elections, according to new Oxford University research.

Media - 31.07.2018
Is Cardiff a creative world leader?
Cardiff is a key driver for the creative industries in Wales but how does it compete with creative hubs across the UK and make an impact on the wider world?

Health - Media - 30.07.2018
Supreme Court judgement "will benefit thousands of patients and families"
Doctors and families of patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state no longer need to go to court to be allowed to remove life support - where a robust decision-making procedure has been fo

Innovation / Technology - Media - 25.07.2018
C4CJ secures Google hyperlocal funding
Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalism (C4CJ) has secured ¤250,000 (approx. £223,000) of funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to create new revenue streams for the community and hyperlocal news sector.

History / Archeology - Media - 23.07.2018
City inspiration for Eisteddfod
There's a local flavour to Cardiff University's activities at the 2018 National Eisteddfod as the capital city hosts the country's largest cultural festival.

Media - 20.07.2018
Three Oxford researchers honoured by Royal Society
The manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms has emerged as a critical threat to public life.

Social Sciences - Media - 18.07.2018
"It’s not the wars that take me back to those places, it’s the people and their culture"
‘It's not the wars that take me back to those places, it's the people and their culture' Lyse Marie Doucet OBE, the BBC's Chief International Correspondent, will become an honorary Doctor of the University at summer graduation.

Media - Politics - 12.06.2018
Facebook used less for news as discussion moves towards messaging apps
The use of social media for news has started to fall in a number of key markets after years of continuous growth, according to the seventh annual Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

Administration - Media - 22.05.2018

Media - 11.05.2018
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to a new UCL-led study.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 06.04.2018
Cambridge Analytica is "only the beginning": Imperial data expert weighs in
Dr Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye has warned of the risk of privacy attacks that happen through friends. In a recent paper and accompanying blog post , data security expert Dr de Montjoye , from Imperial College London's Data Science Institute and Department of Computing , said attacks on privacy through friends are becoming a major risk in today's society.

Media - Careers / Employment - 20.03.2018
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
Our mean gender pay gap at UCL is 17.5% according to data published today, this has fallen from 19.5% in 2013 and is close to the UK average of 18%.

History / Archeology - Media - 20.03.2018

Innovation / Technology - Media - 28.02.2018
Bristol and Watershed to host UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed
Bristol and Watershed to host UK’s first public trials on new 5G testbed
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab; Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West, and We The Curious, the Bristol-based science centre, will host the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase next month [17 and 18 March].

History / Archeology - Media - 31.01.2018

Media - 29.01.2018
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers’ online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour Academics have identified four distinct personas of social media user that teenagers describe as shaping how they behave on social media.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 19.10.2017
BBC and UCL launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC and UCL launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities, including UCL, to unlock the potential of data in the media.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 19.10.2017
BBC and UK universities launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC and UK universities launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities to unlock the potential of data in the media.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 19.10.2017

Media - Social Sciences - 28.09.2017
’Junk news’ concentrated in key US swing states before 2016 election
Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year. Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year, new research has shown.

Media - Computer Science / Telecom - 25.09.2017
Spinout offers stock traders the chance to Scoop the competition
A University of Glasgow spinout company is harnessing the fast-moving world of social media to help traders make faster, smarter decisions about the stock market.

Media - 11.09.2017
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
A new report released today (Monday, 11 September) and co-edited by Bristol academic Ann Singleton has highlighted the global scale of deaths and disappearances of people lost during migration.

Health - Media - 30.08.2017

Media - 12.08.2017
King's statement on 'unconditional' offers reports
King's College London statement regarding media reports on ‘unconditional' offers.

Media - 11.08.2017
Reading Welsh ’associated with school’
The challenges of engaging young readers in Welsh will be highlighted in new Cardiff University research, commissioned by the Welsh Books Council, at the National Eisteddfod.

Media - Careers / Employment - 04.08.2017
Anglesey and the Assembly
Welsh Assembly Member and former broadcaster Rhun ap Iorwerth will be talking about Brexit, Anglesey and the future direction of Welsh politics in a joint ITV Cymru Wales-Cardiff University session at the National Eisteddfod next week.

Media - 03.08.2017
Is Wales portrayed fairly on TV?
Three of Welsh television's most influential decision makers will examine whether Wales is portrayed fairly on TV, at a Cardiff University debate at the National Eisteddfod.

Politics - Media - 25.07.2017
Making sense of a changing Wales
Some of Cardiff University's highest profile experts will be on hand at this year's National Eisteddfod to make sense of a tumultuous period that will affect Wales for generations.

Sport Sciences - Media - 14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.

Media - Earth Sciences - 11.07.2017
Ultramarathon challenge for Cardiff graduate
Jamie Maddison, a former student of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, is setting off on a 100-mile ultramarathon in Kazakhstan this September.

Media - Literature / Linguistics - 26.06.2017

Media - 22.06.2017
Supporting young journalists
The Sue Lloyd Roberts Scholarship - designed to support the training of young journalists at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies - has received a £50,000 donation from the BBC.

Media - 16.06.2017
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children
A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.

Administration - Media - 08.06.2017
QS World University Rankings 2018
Cardiff University has climbed three places in a prestigious ranking of the world's leading universities.

Health - Media - 07.06.2017
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Increased discounts on fruit and vegetables, and higher taxes on sugary drinks, could prevent heart disease deaths, says a new study.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 18.05.2017
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Scrapping automatically-playing videos in apps and reversing trends of instant messaging and on-demand services could be key to cutting the growing energy demand of the Internet. Researchers looking more closely than ever before into everyday mobile device habits - and in particular the impact smartphone and tablet apps have on data demand - are suggesting ways that society can cut back on its digital energy consumption.

Media - 05.05.2017
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert Following many accusations of spin this week from different political parties, media expert and Professor of

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 21.04.2017
QMUL academic makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People list
QMUL academic makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list
An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.  Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé from QMUL's School of Physics and Astronomy was featured on the list's ‘pioneers' section, for leading a study that discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbouring star.

Media - 12.04.2017
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go!
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go! The local football club's long-awaited return to the top flight after more than 30 years is now tantalisingly close - and the city's two universities hope that a video of ‘good luck' messages will give the team the support they need in the last few matches.

Media - 10.04.2017
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around 'fake news'
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around ’fake news’
A new guide to 'fake news' has been launched by the Public Data Lab , an interdisciplinary network co-founded by Institute for Policy Research Prize Fellow, Dr Jonathan Gray.
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